Ergonomists help to create workplaces for all ages

Focusing on sustainable work and workplace safety and health in the context of the ageing workforce, the Healthy Workplaces for All Ages campaign provides a timely reminder that the younger workers of today are the older workers of tomorrow.

The campaign focuses on Europe’s enterprises (both private and public) and the need to promote sustainable work and healthy ageing from the beginning of working life. By doing so, they will be protecting their workers’ health up to and beyond retirement age and their organisations’ productivity.

International Seminar of Ergonomics - Gniezno

LEB The 29th International Seminar of Ergonomics was held in Gniezno (Poland) from 20th to 22th June 2016. This successful conference included topics of ergonomics, occupational safety engineering and quality engineering.

Lithuanian Ergonomics Association

FFES Logo To help ergonomics to create and operate professional associations in Europe is a crucial objective of Federation of the European Ergonomics Societies (FEES)

Ergonomics 2016 - Zadar

CES The 6th International Ergonomics Conference ERGONOMICS 2016
Focus on Synergy - was successfully held 15-18 June 2016 Zadar, Croatia.

More than 500 Registered Ergonimist in Europe

CREE At the meeting of the Centre for Registration of European Ergonomists 19 new applications were processed and 14 renewals of registration. At the end of the meeting there were 515 people registered as European Ergonomists. The collaboration between CREE and FEES on a number of projects continues.

Information on the FEES COUNCIL meeting 2016

FFES Logo The next council meeting of the Federation of the European Ergonomics Societies (FEES) will be held in Amersfoort, Wednesday, 25th November 2016, hosted by HumanfactorsNL. The 2016 Council meeting will be organized in connection with the IEA 2018 Triennial Congress. The draft program is as follows:

20th Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference

March 27 - 30, 2017 at the Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando, FL, USA

Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference (AEC) 2016

Developing professional competencies and learning from experience

SAFERA SAF€RA is a partnership between 19 research funding organizations from 10 European countries who collaborate on research programming and launch joint calls in the field of industrial safety. It prolongs the work developed in the SAF€RA ERA-NET, which was funded by the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration.

Repetitive hand or arm movements are required in half of European workplaces

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) published its overview report of the second European Survey of Enterprises on New and Emerging Risks (ESENER-2), for which almost 50,000 establishments from 36 European countries were interviewed in 2014. The main topics covered are the management of occupational safety and health (OSH) in general, the management of psychosocial risks in particular and the participation of workers in OSH. 

Latvian Ergonomics Society has been admitted to CREE

CREE The 48th meeting of CREE was held in Riga, Latvia November 2015.

After the meeting there is 468 registered ergonomists from 22 countries. A new national assessment board has been established in Latvia: the president is Henrijs Kalkis, assessors are Zenija Roja, Ricards Balnass, secretary Liene Stoka.

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